Simple 4th of July Spritzer…With and Without Alcohol

A simple spritzer recipe – with alcohol and without – to add to your 4th of July festivities!  Fresh berries in carbonated beverages are the best – refreshing and beautiful!

4th of July Day Spritzer

Dan 330

Dan 330



One pound strawberries

One pound blueberries

Two large apples

48 oz of Seven-up or Sprite

24 oz of carbonated lemonade



Halve the Strawberries

Slice the apples in large thin slices

Use a star cookie cutter to cut the stars out of the apple slices

Pour Seven-up into large pitcher

Pour Carbonated lemonade into large pitcher

Add ice and fruit to pitcher


Red, White and Blue Wine Spritzer


Pretty Plain Janes

Pretty Plain Janes



  • 1 cup simple syrup (1 part sugar plus 1 part water, boiled until dissolved and cooled)
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries (sliced in half)
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 bottle dry white wine
  • club soda or tonic water
  • ice
  • few sprigs of fresh mint for garnish


  1. Fill Pitcher with ice and top with berries (save some to place in glasses).
  2. Pour in simple syrup and then wine until pitcher is 3/4 full.
  3. Top off with club soda or tonic water, stir and serve in ice filled glasses. Garnish with mint sprig.

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